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Lentil and Sausage Soup
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Lentils, sausages, pasta, and tomatoes make a high fiber and delicious soup.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 54 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 245.6
Total Carbs 24.4 g
Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
Sugars 6.6 g
Total Fat 10.6 g
Saturated Fat 3.6 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Potassium 615.3 mg
Protein 13.0 g
Sodium 846.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 Fat , 2 Vegetables , 1 Meat , 1 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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6 oz  Italian sausage, raw
1 each  cooking spray
1 cup  fresh chopped onion
1 1/2 tsp  minced garlic
0 1/2 cup  chopped carrots
5 cup  low sodium chicken broth
19 oz  canned crushed tomatoes
0 1/2 cup  green lentils, dried
1 1/2 tsp  packed brown sugar
1 tsp  italian seasoning
1 each  bay leaves
0.3333 cup  orzo pasta
  1. In medium skillet, over medium heat, cook sausage until no longer pink, about 5 minutes, breaking up sausage as it cooks. Drain fat and set aside.
  2. Coat large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium high. Sauté onions and garlic until softened, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add carrots and cook an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Add broth, tomatoes, lentils, brown sugar, Italian seasoning, bay leaf, and cooked sausage, bring to boil.
  5. Lower heat to medium low, cover, and cook 35 minutes.
  6. Add orzo, recover, and cook until pasta and lentils are tender, about 10 minutes.

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